A cellular network or mobile network is a radio network distributed over land areas called cells, each served by at least one fixed-location transceiver, known as a cell site or base station. In a cellular network, each cell uses a different set of frequencies from neighboring cells, to avoid ...

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Does switching my phone from 3G to LTE only matter if I use mobile data?

I have a Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro with Android 5.1.1 and MIUI 7.3.2.0. In my settings I have the option to choose a network type. The options are "2G", "Prefer 3G", and "Prefer LTE". I only use WiFi to ...
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Auto refreshing the signal

When we go to the area where signal is not reachable, we experience "Emergency calls only" or "No service". But after coming-out from that area we sometime found phone is not receiving signal and ...
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Use mobile internet though connected to WLAN

On an Linux based system I created a WLAN Hotspot. I want to provide a single webpage via a webserver on this system. When I connect my Android devices to it they expect to get internet over this ...
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Missing 2G only on my Galaxy s4 I9505 on lollipop

I have a problem with receiving calls and text messages due to a weak 3G signal, now I want to make my phone and force it to work on the 2G mode only, but since I am on lollipop 5.0.1 I don't have ...
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Smartphone to smartphone to sim communication

I have purchased a second Android smartphone because the internal memory on my first smartphone was full and I needed to use more space for apps, pictures, and videos. But the second smartphone has no ...
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How to disable only telephone network?

Is it possible to disable only the telephone network and not internet network, so as to use the smartphone as a tablet with a only SIM data? I use Android 6.0 and I have no possibility to use wi-fi, ...
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Information about all operators active in device's location

Is it possible to obtain information about all gsm networks, that are active in the location around device? I need information about the networks of those operators, that are differed from operator of ...
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Mobile Data Problem in Asus ZenFone2

So when i switch on my Mobile or Cellular Data, it switches on,as usual but when i use it, it does not work. I can receive or send any message on WhatsApp but my online games such as Clash of Clans, ...
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My cellular networks slower than USB tethering, what shoud i do?

In the first glance to my title, it doesn't really make sense because the hotspot itself should equal/faster than the client who borrow/tether the network, but due to unknown reason, it always slower, ...
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Tor Bot with Selective Routing

I've installed the TorBot application (mostly for the use of ChatSecure), and I've enabled selective routing for applications I want to use For (Onion routing?), such as Facebook, ChatSecure etc. ...
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Note 5 reading only one SIM card

My Samsung Galaxy Note 5 was working fine until one day when I used a new SIM card for one mobile network instead of the one I lost. That SIM wasn't recognized by the phone and it was showing ...
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Is there a way to determine what mobile network frequency band is in use?

I use a Nexus 5X on T-Mobile's network in the United States. Is there a way to tell what frequency band is in use when using LTE? A Sony Xperia Z3 compact also on T-Mobile is unable to use LTE in many ...
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Aggregating two 4G/3G data links from 2 different sims?

Having two 4G capable sims -from truely two different operators (no virtual carriers at all)- and a Dual Active sim phone (Zenfone 2 Laser), I want to do true load balancing with a 1 sim + 1 sim 4G/3G ...
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LG Leon H320 error “The network is unavailable!”

My LG Leon is running Android 5.0.1 and shows every 30 min to 1 hr the above mentioned error without any particular reason. I'm just browsing the internet or running some app, and then suddenly a ...
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Nexus 9 - How do I change the cellular band?

I've got an international edition 32GB Nexus 9 LTE. It appears to be unable to connect to 3.5G / HSPA+ networks, as a result, I get poor data speeds (3G is pretty slow for my requirements). I've got ...
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Forward tethered device?

Alright, so I have a raspberry pi (192.168.42.53 on rndis0) that is tethered to an android tablet to access the internet. The tablet is connected to my home LAN via WiFi (on wlan0). How do I forward ...
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Can cellular network providers detect the phone model/make when their sim is activated?

When the user inserts the sim card and activates, can the cellular network provider detect what phone the user uses? Like say Motorola Droid. Or at least the phone is a smartphone or not?
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Dual active LTE + multipath tcp + VPN

I travel a lot and having a constantly reliable Internet connection is high on my priority list. Tethering from my phone is often times spotty. Different carriers are good in some areas and poor in ...
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Nexus 4 3G not working

The phone is running AOSP Marshmallow, it is rooted and has Xposed installed. Mobile operator is Latvian Mobile Phone with working data plan. I can send and receive calls and texts and use WiFi. So ...
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Why is my LG G3 receiving text messages with the wrong words?

I am using the LG G3 on AT&T's network. When receiving messages from a Galaxy S5, also on AT&T's network, the last part of the message shows words that the other person did not send to me. If ...
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Will it work if I set up a http/ssh/ftp server on my android phone using the cellular mobile network?

I can set up a ssh server on my android phone, by running SSH Server by Ice Code App on my Android 4.4.2 phone over my home WiFi network. So my laptop can access the my phone via ssh in the same WiFi ...
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Will my new Xiaomi RedMi Note 2 prime work for LTE network?

I just bought this smartphone, and I am confused if it will work in my area and if it will work for 4G and LTE. I called the support of T-Mobile, and they said if it configured correctlly, it will ...
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Experiencing frequent network[operator] disconnects on Nexus 4

I frequently find my nexus 4 showing "Emergency calls only" as the network gets disconnected, and 90% of the times it does not automatically connects. Whenever i am travelling, this problem is more ...
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LG G2 not picking 3G and GSM Signals

I just bought an LG G2 32GB Version from China. The problem is it does not pick up any network connection, it keeps saying Searching for service. I just noticed the box is written 100%LTE. Is there ...
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Is it possible to adblock while on mobile data?

I can use AdBlock Plus to block ads on wifi. Is there a way to do it while on mobile data? I'd like to use it in Chrome, if possible.
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Mobile network sign disappears, replaced by “stop sign” icon

I am using Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 device. I have SIM card inserted for mobile data usage. First time, it is working as I captured status bar image as shown with mobile data sign :- but ...
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GPS is not getting fix signal

I have a couple devices (Moto e XT1021, Moto e 2nd gen). Suddenly the app running on these devices stopped working, due the device stop receiving gps changes updates. I did some research and tests, ...
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Galaxy s5 network mode disabled

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900R7) from Swappa.com and as per the seller the phone has a clean IMEI (which is true as per multiple website checks) and is unlocked**(I have a doubt ...
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“com.android.phone has stopped” after reboot, cured by changing Preferred Network — how to make permanent

Phone info: "Google Play Edition" Galaxy S4 - GT-I9505ZWG Android 5.1, build number LMY470.S008.150802 AT&T, Philadelphia After rebooting the phone, I get the "com.android.phone has stopped" ...
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What is my cellular network connection status?

I am using wifi and have disabled data on Android 4.4.2. My phone status shows that my mobile network type is somtimes 1xRT and somtimes EVDO but not both, while both voice and data are in service. ...
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“No Service” after device shutdown - software or hardware issue?

I own an LG P880 (Optimus 4X HD) device running cm-11-20150824-NIGHTLY, which was installed about a month ago and worked fine so far. Followed by low battery the device was automatically turned off. ...
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Port forward in external ip

How to forward ports in external ip. I tried port forwarder but it forwards my internal ip ports like 10.xxx.xx.xxx to 192.168.0.1 How to actually forward ports To my external ip? so that i could ...
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Private communication over wifi but internet over 3G

I have a raspberry pi which creates an WiFi hotspot and I want my android app to communicate with the pi over that connection. The big problem now is that the pi has no internet access so I would like ...
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Cannot connect to Network - EMERGENCY CALLS ONLY

I was trying out some ROMs which I downloaded from needrom.com. At first it was fine. Then when I flashed a particular ROM, I started getting "INVALID IMEI" and could not connect to the network ...
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Can't connect to mobile network on Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Device: Sony Xperia Z Ultra Carrier: The Peoples Operator (Same issue when tested with EE as well) Android Version: 5.0 Lolipop I recently lost the SIM card tray for my device, and Sony sent me out ...
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Issues when registering to mobile network abroad

I have a Motorola Moto G with Android 5.02, and a subscription for Vodafone and everything is working fine when I'm connecting to the mobile network in my country (Romania), but when I travel abroad I ...
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.3 shows “no network” after doing factory reset

I got my Samsung Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.3 from my mum, just yesterday. I factory reset it before using it and afterwards I inserted my SIM card and it shows "no network ". I manually searched, ...
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Data network problem: Chrome timeouts while Twitter fine

My OnePlus One cellphone works fine with WiFi. Android 5.0.2, OxigenOS 1.0.0. All apps are updated. However, when on data (3G or LTE), Chrome, Google Play and a few other apps can not communicate ...
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Power Efficiency: Network mode 4G LTE vs 3G GSM/WCDMA?

Which network mode is more power efficient: LTE 4G or GSM 3G? I assume using a 4G network uses more power even if you don't use the data connection, as from the little I understand about mobile ...
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What's the complete map from letter to mobile network type?

I was wondering about what all letters mean. Specifically the "R" that I'm currently on. I found this summary by some provider, but it doesn't contain the R-symbol that I'm on right now. These are ...
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Micromax A106-Network Issue after System update

Mobile Model- Micromax A106 I am facing some problem when I try to connect Internet after System update. When I switchon the Data Connection, the internet Symbol "E" is not appeared at the top and the ...
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Why does my phone say I am roaming when connected to my “home” network?

I recently got a new phone, the Elephone P7000 and it runs stock android 5.0. Everything seems to work perfectly apart from the fact that most of the time the top status bar says I am roaming. When I ...
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Make phone running Android 2.3.3 re-download configuration settings from ISP

When I first inserted my SIM into my phone, it prompted to download configuration settings for things such as Data, MMS etc... It worked fine for about a year but I have started having problems such ...
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Moto G2 internet connection switch from 3G to 2G network

I am using Moto G2 with Lollipop 5.0.2. And I am having this trouble that whenever I am using 3G service, it automatically switches to 2G and in between it gets back to 3G. This keeps on going and ...
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Change mobile network DNS on Lollipop and up

Ok, this is a constantly asked question, how to change mobile network DNS. But in different Android version, you will get different method. So this is the reason I ask this. I have already known a ...
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network problem after update in lollypop of Micromax unite 2

I updated my unite 2 4gb from service Center in Lollypop. After then its problem create no network some time . Then its fixe when I on flight mode and off it or restarting phone. But after some time ...
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Micromax Unite 2 A106 updated to Lollipop version and no network or sim detected

Using Micromax Unite 2 A106, updated to latest version of lollipop, after finalization and restarting my phone is not able to detect any SIM/network. Also no display of selection of Mobile network is ...
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How to change “Preferred Network Mode” using adb without reboot?

I'm trying to change my phone's (CM 12, Stock 4.2, both rooted) preferred network mode from "GSM/WCDMA" (0) to "WCDMA only" (2) and vice versa (there can be other modes too), using command-line only. ...
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Traffic logs on android

Very noob question here, but I was wondering if there is a simple way to look at how much traffic I've sent or received on android (not rooted, no specialist apps installed for it). I burned through ...
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How can I record mobile network traffic?

I need to record edge/3g mobile traffic in pcap file. I can't find any working app for this. How can I do this? Samsung Galaxy s3, root, cyanogenmod11.